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(5-gallon) BUCKET CHAIR

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Project by dakremer posted 07-07-2011 12:35 AM 6870 views 14 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this little contraption today. It was completely free to build – made entirely from scraps laying around the shop. Its definitely not fine woodworking, but its going to get the job done. Any guesses on what it is???? I will be posting a video of how I made it and what it is in a couple of hours!!

EDIT:

Many of you have guessed it. Its a chair! However, none of you guessed it was a chair for a 5-gallon bucket! MUUUHAHAHAHA. :) This will be used by me when I go fishing. I can put the fish in the bucket and then set the chair on top for some relaxing fishing. Enjoy!

HOW-TO VIDEO is here (on the Lumberjocks video page)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!





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reggiek

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#1 posted 07-07-2011 12:38 AM

Looks like some kind of folding chair? For rowing? Fishing? or something of that nature?

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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MrsN

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#2 posted 07-07-2011 12:39 AM

it looks like a fold up chair to me.

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SPalm

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#3 posted 07-07-2011 12:39 AM

Folded thing in its folded position.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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dakremer

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#4 posted 07-07-2011 12:55 AM

man you guys are smart….everyone is pretty close…...

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Murf2499

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#5 posted 07-07-2011 01:00 AM

Portable Chiropractic adjustment table….

-- Murf, Clifton Park, NY www.murphycustomwoodworking.com

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Brian Strothcamp

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#6 posted 07-07-2011 01:15 AM

the half oval cut outs on the 2 boards closest to the hinge have to be a clue… a chair wouldnt need those… i thought my thoughts were close but it wont fold out flat… so back to square 1 for me

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patcollins

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#7 posted 07-07-2011 01:16 AM

boat seat?

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jerrells

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#8 posted 07-07-2011 02:23 AM

YES – I was going to say folding chair, also

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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SawdustEngineer

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#9 posted 07-07-2011 02:25 AM

It is a “Super-highly modified, choke flange-gasketed, copper-coated, dual-coned interoceter with a split-based divided parallel which is adjustable in various increments according to the pitch at high resonance.” I had one but sold it last week .

-- Mitch, Prince George VA

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 07-07-2011 02:33 AM

It looks like a fold up seat with the back laying down.Is it a potty seat for in the woods that you set over a couple logs??

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ChunkyC

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#11 posted 07-07-2011 02:42 AM

A seat for a tree stand.

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Sumdume

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#12 posted 07-07-2011 03:07 AM

I know! It is wood.

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!

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mixedmedia

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#13 posted 07-07-2011 03:19 AM

It’s a folding seat that fits into a tire or inner tube making it easier to drink while floating down the river

-- "Waste not, for those whom waste will always be left wanting"

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bigike

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#14 posted 07-07-2011 03:23 AM

its a chair that is unfinished

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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crank49

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#15 posted 07-07-2011 03:26 AM

A stadium seat?

-- Michael :-{| Don't anthropomorphise your tools, they hate it when you do that.

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